cast (v.)
calculate, reckon, estimate
2H4 I.i.166[Morton to Northumberland] You cast th'event of war
2H4 V.i.17[Shallow to Davy, of the smith's bill] Let it be cast and paid [i.e. added up]
2H6 IV.ii.81[Smith to Cade, of the Clerk] he can write and read and cast accompt
AC II.vi.54[Pompey to Caesar] I know not / What counts harsh Fortune casts upon my face
AC III.ii.17[] Enobarbus to Agrippa] Think, speak, cast, write, sing, number
E3 IV.vi.56[Audley to Esquire, of his life] the count is cast
Ham II.i.115[Polonius to Ophelia] it is as proper to our age / To cast beyond ourselves in our opinions [i.e. be over-calculating]
MM III.i.96[Isabella to Claudio, of Angelo] His filth within being cast [unclear meaning; also: vomited up; dug out]
TNK V.ii.56[Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of her horse's abilities] casts himself th'accounts / Of all his hay and provender [i.e. works out for himself]
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